Ls Kitchen Specialist

Formerly Ikea kitchen specialist
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
373 Marlee Avenue P O BOX 40034 Toronto ON M6B 1V0
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jayg from Toronto
jayg from Toronto
9 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Ikea Kitchen Install

We looked at about 5 different companies to do the install for us and LS Kitchen appeared to be the most responsive, fairly priced and knowledgeable. We are very happy with the install and they went out of their way to give us good ideas on improving upon what the Ikea people designed. Thanks guys, actually going to contact you now for a new job!

Approximate cost of services:
$15,000.00
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Jay,

One of the reason why we're in this business is because we really care about the workmanship, are fairly priced and have a vision for design. We can see storage in places where other may not. We love customize and create functionality. Thank you and we look forward to the next project.

C NC
C NC
7 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

perfect custom closet

We hired Lee for the third time to do a custom closet in our baby’s nursery. As always, Lee did a fantastic job with exceptional attention to detail. The custom design was creative and maximized storage space while accommodating a sloped ceiling. Lee consulted with us throughout the project and suggested enhancements to the design as the project moved along. He worked quickly and efficiently and was careful to prevent dust and debris from making their way to other areas of the house. Lee’s talent, creativity and character have quickly made him our ‘go to’ for all projects in our home.

Approximate cost of services:
$4,000.00
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Customizing is one of my specialties. I have a vision that can translate to an amazing finished product. My crew and I are very mindful of those around us and work hard to minimize dust and debris. We don't want our work area to exceed the required space/area. Thank you and enjoy your space.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen renovation

Amazing work thank you so much for the great work and service I will recommend anyone

Approximate cost of services:
$3,000.00
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Excellent, thank you for the recommendations.

Private User
Private User
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen Renovation

This is a second kitchen that Lee has done for us and we are very happy with the result. The service was very smooth and end to end, from helping with the design to placing the order with IKEA, to completing the project on time and budget exactly according to plan. I would not hesitate to recommend Lee to anyone looking to remodel a kitchen or bathroom. Can't wait for Lee to come back in 2021 and do our bathrooms. Thank you!

Approximate cost of services:
$30,000.00
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Hello there,

We aim to make our clients project run smoothly. We understand the ins and outs and use our experience to execute (from beginning to end) with precision and in a timely manner. Thank you for the opportunity to work with you again.

A. Gregory in Toronto
A. Gregory in Toronto
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen and Custom Closet Work

I have used Lee's services four times now, for different kitchen and closet projects in two of my homes. The first project was a small, 80 square-foot kitchen renovation in a tiny Toronto bungalow. Lee's expertise in planning helped us maximize the space and kept the cost very reasonable.

When we moved into a new house in 2015, we had a limited budget but needed additional cabinets. Lee provided design services and excellent suggestions to maximize the space while also recognizing our budget constraints. He also did a fantastic job of building custom closets and a window bench for our daughter's bedroom, repurposing ikea materials that had been previously used in another room.

Finally, last summer Lee provided a full kitchen reno for us, including gutting our main floor, partially removing a wall (but keeping the existing wainscoting and trim), all new tile, new cabinetry, lighting, plumbing and backsplash. He did all of this on time and on budget. One particularly tricky area was tiling our front hallway and kitchen, which was not level. He did an excellent job and the workmanship was top-notch (no cracked grout!). He also recommended really excellent countertop installers. Renovations are messy, stressful and expensive, but Lee made it so much easier on us.

All in all, we have been very pleased with Lee's services. He is professional and kind and has always been very good to both myself and my young family, and takes the time to keep the worksite clean and safe, which is a huge relief when you have young children.

We highly, highly recommend Lee's services. It is so hard to find a good contractor and he is one of the best.

Approximate cost of services:
$40,000.00
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Gregory,

Thank you for calling on our expertise to take on your project. We truly enjoy working with returning clients. We are very proud of the work that we do and give our 100% to every project. Look forward to more projects.

Ian
Ian
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathroom Reno

Bathroom reno #1 done.
What a difference!
-new tiles, sink, toilet, patched and painted the walls and baseboards, caulking, replaced dated light fixtures with new pot lights.

Great workmanship; Lee is a great guy, honest and cooperative.

A+++

Will be booking him to do another 2 bathrooms ASAP!!!!

Approximate cost of services:
$2,000.00
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Ian, it was fantastic working with you. We look forward to the next project. Thank you!

Lisa F. from Toronto
Lisa F. from Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Lee is the BEST! Don't bother with the rest!

I just popped in here to find Lee's phone number, and realized I didn't write a review after the first job he did for me! Lee and his guys did a complete kitchen gut/reno for me about 8 years ago, and I still smile every time I look at it. I have referred him to several people, and they are all extremely happy too. He is brilliant when it comes to kitchen design and planning, and his work is stellar. He is an amazing problem-solver, and is most concerned that the client sees their vision come to fruition -- because he takes such pride in his work. I called him an 'artiste'! He also took the confusion and overwhelm out of it for me. He said there is no problem that doesn't have a solution -- and he very creatively solved a couple of them for me. He put me totally at ease, and took all the stress out of the situation. The job was also done within budget and time-frame. Don't think twice ... just call Lee!

Approximate cost of services:
$0.00
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Company Response

Hi Lisa,
Your testimony is nothing but gold, I am happy to resolve any complex situation, there is always a solution for a situation, my vision and experience help me provide solutions and great results.

LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

Private User
Private User
0 reviews Newmarket, ON
10/10

Laundry Room Cabinets

Lee was kind, professional and prompt. He did a wonderful job installing our laundry room cabinets and made sure all the details were carefully looked after! Would certainly recommend and would hire again.

Approximate cost of services:
$500.00
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Company Response

Thank You for making some time and write us a review, to earn a review is not easy so thank You sincerely. It was my pleasure to help.

LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

Wern
Wern
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Kitchen & Laundry Room Cabinets

This is the third time in 6 years that we have hired Lee to do a full kitchen installation as I do not trust anyone else with my kitchen. Lee is very meticulous with the details and his work is very precise which makes the kitchen look custom made. He does not rush with the installation and spends the time to make sure everything is done right. He is also willing to spend the time to problem solve tricky installations. Case in point, he managed to install my custom kitchen range hood in a very tight space which other contractors I asked had refused to due to the complexity of the installation. Lee is a very easy person to talk to and work with and I would not hesitate to hire him again for our next project.

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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Hi Wern,
Appreciate your feet back, repetitive customers are happy customers, thank You for contacting us again and again. We take our services and craftsmanship to the heights possible level, this help us provide amazing final results.

LS SOLUTIONS TEAM

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
0/10

Frustrated and Disappointed

I went to Homestars website to see if I can find a reputable contractor for my Kitchen reno and LS Kitchens responded quickly. At first the communication was amicable and it seems they were trustworthy and dedicated. But after I paid the deposit, things went quickly sour. They did not want to answer questions or consult me on any decisions in the design of the cabinets. I was told that clients normally leave everything with them and they move out of their home. After a series of frustrating conversations, I decided to end the relationship. The last straw was when the cabinet company contacted me to say they were ready to move forward with the construction but I was never consulted with the final design.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,200.00
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Company Response

Dear,

Thank you for taking the time to write your version of the facts. We at LS SOLUTIONS take pride in the work that we do because we abide by our core values. One of them being client satisfaction. From the instant that we start our consultation we are committed to listening to our client, understanding their perspective and going above and beyond to make their dream kitchen a reality. We move forward with an installation/renovation ONLY when the client has agreed to every phase of the project. The truth is in all the happy customers who have kindly and graciously taken the time to give us positive feedback. One thing that is really important to acknowledge is that there are boundaries that need to be respected by the client. Those boundaries can not be crossed. We don't operate 24 hrs a day 7 days a week and have many, many, many, clients to tend to that we can't offer personal support.

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More about Ls Kitchen Specialist

LS Kitchen Specialist was established as a response to the needs of the market. Its founder, Lee Sanchez a former IKEA kitchen planner (2001-2005), felt the market needed a company that would offer a service that would be friendly, efficient and detailed.

If you are 100% confident that you want to use an IKEA kitchen. I will like to offer you our IKEA kitchen consultation service. The IKEA kitchen consultation is the basis of your project, It provides IKEA 3D design/ solutions/ itemize estimate/ and guidance of all the steps your project needs.

The concept of the consultation service is to go through your ideas and provide you an IKEA 3D design that will work for your project. In my tool box I have a portfolio of pictures that will help you visualize the final product.
After 6 business days from the consultation day I will provide an IKEA 3D design and an itemize estimate for the kitchen installation / renovation.

The consultation service fee is $350.00 + tax. (outside Toronto is a different fee) If you hire us will deduct $100.00 from the consultation service + $100.00 discount.* If you are interest to book a consultation service please send your address to set a day.

I just want to be clear I do not have a free estimate service. I like to explain to all my clients that consultation service is an investment for you. There is no a set price for your project it all depends of the amount of custom work or services your project needs. The consultation is necessary to provide you an accurate an itemize estimate and you need an IKEA 3D design to order all the IKEA materials

WHAT THE CONSULTATION SERVICE WILL PROVIDE YOU?

-After 6 business days from the consultation day I will provide an accurate estimate by email.
-If you hire us will deduct the consultation service fee, form the kitchen project estimate fee.
-Go through all the services needed for your kitchen project.
-Cover all the questions that you have regarding the kitchen project.
-After 6 business days you will get your 3D IKEA design.

IF YOU HIRE US WHAT DO WE PROVIDE YOU?

-Guide you trough start to finish**
-Make sure you order the correct amount of building materials** and the correct IKEA kitchen materials
-Suggest to purchase materials from my personal recommend manufactures like; counter tops/ sink/ faucet/ tiles/ under cabinet light/ etc. (Usually working whit my recommend manufactures make the project smother, no hick ups, no last minute changes and save some $$$)
-Specific details of your responsibilities and my responsibilities
-Work schedule and a payment schedule.
-I work like a Swiss watch I am very meticulous to make sure all the jobs get done on time and whit accuracy.
-I do must of the jobs, however I use a license plumber and license electrician, to make sure this jobs are done to code and meet all the safety regulations.
-I offer at front service I do not hide surprises or services I am at front from the beginning to the end.***

There is a few services that I do not provide removing load bearing walls/ gas connections/ hardwood floor (however I can recommend some contractors for those services)
If you will like to hire us to do your renovation project you must be flexible whit the starting day my availability changes by the minute.

*The extra $100.00 discount apply only if project is more then $3000.00
**Only for the services that we will provide you
***We will provide you an accurate estimate based on what we can see, if there is extra work once we take walls down or something is in the way we will let you know and I will provide you a price for any extra work
Contact us lee@lskitchenspecialist.com

CATEGORIES
Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design
PRODUCTS
We are welcome to recommend manufactures like; counter tops/ sink/ faucet/ tiles/ under cabinet light/ etc. (Usually working whit my recommend manufactures make the project smother, no hick ups, no last minute changes and save some $$$)
SERVICES
Our company offers installation of Ikea kitchens as well as, full kitchen renovation: tear outs, flooring, drywall, plumbing and electrical work. Aside from Ikea kitchen installation, we offer installation of Ikea Pax units if requested by customer. Also we offer a consultation service include in home measurements/ IKEA 3D design/ estimate.
SPECIALITIES
*IKEA kitchen consultation service *Assemble and install IKEA kitchens *Kitchen project management *Stress free service *100% satisfaction guaranty
WEBSITE
http://www.lskitchenspecialist.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2005
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, INTERAC e-transfer
LICENSES
Electrical/Plumbing/Gas
MEMBERSHIPS
HomeStars
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
No minimum
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
All work is guaranteed for 1 year.
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